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Posted: November 20, 2012 - 1:24pm

INTERMEDIATE SIGN LANGUAGE: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 5; $40 per person; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; register or for information, (706) 481-7604

DOUG AND THE HENRYS: 6-9 p.m. Sunday; 5 O’Clock Bistro, 2111 Kings Way, Augusta; reservations, (706) 922-9560

OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday; Edgefield County Public Library, 105 Court House Square; (803) 637-4025

JOHNSTON HOLIDAY FARMER’S AND ARTIST’S MARKET: 4-6 p.m. Nov. 29; fresh vegetables, fruits, canned goods, paintings, note cards, wooden items, jewelry, scarves, bags, children’s clothes, soaps, caps, wreaths, garlands and more; raffle for a basket of goodies; hot dog fundraiser for Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce; Merchant Open House, Calhoun Street, Johnston

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Nov. 29; learn infant CPR using a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

SELF-EMPLOYMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 29; Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield Street, Aiken; (803) 642-4025

ELI’S BETHLEHEM INN: Performances Nov. 29-Dec. 7; musical dinner theater production at the Kroc Center, Broad Street, Augusta; $16; www.enopion.com; (706) 771-7777

42ND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 1; a variety of exhibitors selling wood furniture, paintings, baked goods, jewelry, holiday ornaments, ceramics, needlepoint crafts, pottery and more; food vendors; Santa Claus present on Dec. 1; free; H.O. Weeks Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (803) 642-7631

EXPRESS LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1; learn about the final stages of pregnancy, labor and the birth of your baby; discussion about natural and epidural deliveries; learn about Lamaze coping techniques, the immediate bonding period and about postpartum adjustment; tour Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

BRUNCH WITH SANTA: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1; food, music, games, arts and crafts, and photographs with Santa; free; small fee for photographs; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St., Augusta; (706) 724-3576

COUNTRY AS CAN BE: 7-10 p.m. Dec. 1; The Fields Brothers Band will perform country and gospel music; Disabled American Veterans Chapter, 2194 Columbia Highway, Aiken; $5 for concert; (803) 221-2449 or (843) 340-2800

EDGEFIELD CHRISTMAS PARADE: 4 p.m. Dec. 2; Main Street, Edgefield

CHILDBIRTH UNIT TOURS: 2 p.m. Dec. 3; tours of the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital; meet in the main lobby, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; registration requested, call (706) 481-7727

INFANT CPR: 6-8 p.m. Dec. 5; learn infant CPR using infant mannequins and a step-by-step method; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register (706) 481-7727

TOWN AND COUNTRY CLUB MEETING: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 6; luncheon at Houndslake Country Club featuring a jewelry fashion show; prepaid reservation required by Nov. 26; reservation, (803) 643-8964

BABY CARE BASICS & BREAST-FEEDING: 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 7; information on caring for a newborn such as diapering, bathing, feeding and cord care; information will be provided on breast-feeding; Trinity Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

CHRISTMAS CONCERT: 7 p.m. Dec. 7; performance by Westminster middle and upper school choral groups; display of student artwork; free; Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 4201 Southern Pines Drive, Evans

BUS SHOPPING TRIP: Dec. 8; shopping trip to Concord Mills in Charlotte, N.C.; $30 per person; sponsored by Women’s Ministry of Runs Missionary Baptist Church; contact Betty Gallman to reserve seat, (803) 642-2212

LIGHTS FOR LYDIA 5K RUN/WALK: Dec. 8; 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. race starts; benefits the Lydia Project and the building of a Lydia House to support women with cancer and their families who travel to the area for treatment; one-mile fun run for children; raffle and vendors will be available during race; $25 in advance, $30 day of race; Lake Olmstead Park, Augusta; register, www.raceit.com or www.active.com

JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK: 8 a.m. Dec. 8; benefit for the Arthritis Foundation; Savannah Rapids Park, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Martinez; register, www.jbrwaugusta.kintera.org or (678) 237-4458 

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AND FESTIVAL OF TREES AUCTION: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8; view and bid on decorated trees; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St., Augusta; (706) 724-3576

POLAR EXPRESS: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 9; story of the Polar Express will be performed on the passenger car in the Augusta Museum of History’s transportation exhibit area; space limted to 36 children; adults aren’t allowed to board the train; children must be in their pajamas and have their golden ticket; refreshments from Tastefully Yours; special Christmas guest appearance; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds Street, Augusta; $5 per child, regular admission for adults, free for adult museum members; limit two tickets per adult; (706) 722-8454

SECOND ANNUAL PRE-KWANZAA CULTURAL COMMUNITY CELEBRATION AND MARKETPLACE: 2-7 p.m. Dec. 9; vendors, performances, children’s activities, live paintings, food and a mini-play; Warren Road Community Center, 300 Warren Road, Augusta; to be a vendor or to perform, call (706) 394-0190 or visit www.humanitreehouse.com

HUG YOUR BABY: 4-5 p.m. Dec. 10; provides help, understanding and guidance for young families; learn how infants communicate and learn strategies to calm your baby; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

ANNUAL CONCERT OF HOLIDAY MUSIC: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10; performance of Benjamin Britton’s A Christmas Carol by Augusta Collegium Musicum; $10 for museum and Collegium members, $15 for nonmembers; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds Street, Augusta

SENIOR LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 12; featuring Dr. Charles Goodman Jr. and the Augusta Chorale; $10; RSVP and payment required by Dec. 5; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St., Augusta; (706) 724-3576

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION 101: 6-8:30 p.m. Dec. 13; overview of the signs and symptoms of labor and the stages of labor and delivery; information on pain relief options for labor, the immediate bonding period with your newborn and postpartum adjustment; tour of the hospital’s Family-Focused Childbirth unit; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; register, (706) 481-7727

POLAR EXPRESS: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 16; story of the Polar Express will be performed on the passenger car in the Augusta Museum of History’s transportation exhibit area; space limted to 36 children; adults aren’t allowed to board the train; children must be in their pajamas and have their golden

ticket; refreshments from Tastefully Yours; special Christmas guest appearance; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds Street, Augusta; $5 per child, regular admission for adults, free for adult museum members; limit two tickets per adult; (706) 722-8454

BUDWEISER TRUE MUSIC SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14; Suzy Bogguss; hosted by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com, www.southernsoulandsong.org

AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1977 REUNION: 8 p.m. to midnight Dec. 29; 35-year class reunion; $35 advance tickets, $45 at the door; Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; information, ljhall@atlanticbb.net or ahs1977@atlanticbb.net

RED NOSE RUN 5K AND FAMILY FUN RUN: 8 a.m. Jan. 12; adult participants will receive a T-shirt, a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey red nose, running discount coupons; food provided to all participants; $20 if registered by Dec. 20, $25 fee from Dec. 21-Jan. 11, $30 day of race; fun run is free for children with an adult registration; event benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh Street, Augusta ; register, www.striclyrunning.com

BUDWEISER TRUE MUSIC SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18; Sam Bush; hosted by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com, www.southernsoulandsong.org

SEVENTH ANNUAL LUCY CRAFT LANEY HERITAGE GALA: 6 p.m. Feb. 2; benefits preservation of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History and its programming; $75 per ticket; tickets must be purchased by Jan. 21; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 Tenth Street, Augusta; information, (706) 724-3576

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY : Feb. 7-10; Fully Charged, Gold Edition; All-Access preshow party; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh Street, Augusta; tickets, www.ringling.com and www.georgialinatix.com

BUDWEISER TRUE MUSIC SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15; Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue; hosted by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com, www.southernsoulandsong.org

BLOWN AWAY TOUR: April 19; Carrie Underwood tour; $1 from each ticket sold will support American Red Cross disaster relief; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh Street, Augusta; www.augustaentertainmentcomplex.com

A DAY IN THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL: May 5; Augusta Riverfront Marina, 1 Riverfront Drive, Augusta; tkp@tixonline.com or (803) 279-8017

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